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Flight plan systems restored

WASHINGTON (AP) - FAA officials say failed computers that delayed flights across the country are now working again. The air traffic controllers union says the computer failure involved both  the Federal Aviation Administration's computer centers in Salt Lake City and Atlanta.

Early Thursday, the two systems broke down that handle flight plans for air traffic throughout the country. The FAA said the problem had been solved. However, spokesman for the National Air Traffic Controllers Union Doug Church said, "controllers were still entering flight plans manually into computers in some locations." 

 

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